Keladi, Honnemardu

Keladi is a temple town located in proximity to Sagara city in Shimoga District. The place is famous among visitors for its museum and an ancient Shiva Temple. It is a must see location for those travelling to northern Karnataka as it gives them the perfect chance to explore scenic beauty and pray at the religious sites located here.

Three Keladi temples, namely Veerbhadra, Parvathi and Rameshwara, located in this town are renowned in the region. These temples take travellers to the past and acquaint them with Keladi Nayakas and other dynasties that ruled the area. The three temples located here reflect Dravidian and Hoysala architectural styles.

Keladi Museum still has some old manuscripts that were written during the rule of the Keladi dynasty. This museum also has a precious and historically important collection of inscriptions, coins, cooper and palm leaves belonging to the Nayaka period.

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